Dizziness and instability are a common cause of disability with vestibular dysfunction often being involved and more importantly being found responsive to therapeutic intervention. This webinar will discuss the theoretical framework quantifying the robust inherent potential for healing and its clinical implications for lessening disability. This course is directly related to the practice of physical therapy and is therefore appropriate for the PT and PTA.
Course created on April 26, 2018
Course Type: Recorded Webinar
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/2.5; AL/2.5; AR/2.5; AZ/2.5; CA/2.5; CO/2.5; CT/2.5; DE/2.5; FL/2.5; GA/2.5; HI/2.5; IA/2.5; IACET/0.3; ID/2.5; IL/2.5; IN/2.5; KS/2.5; KY/2.5 Category 2; MA/2.5; MD/0.2; ME/2.5; MI/2.5; MO/2.5; MS/2.5; MT/2.5; NC/2.5; ND/2.5; NE/2.5; NH/2.5; NY/2.5; OR/2.5; PA/2.5; RI/2.5; SC/2.5; SD/2.5; TN/2.5; TX/2.5; UT/2.5; VA/2.5; VT/2.5; WA/2.5; WI/2.5; WY/2.5
- Participants will be able to describe at least three key anatomical and at least three neurophysiologic responses unique to the vestibular system.
- Participants will be able to list at least three principals that drive vestibular rehabilitation exercise prescriptions that includes understanding best evidence for optimal dosing.
- Participants will be able to identify at least three clinical test findings supporting vestibular impairment and need for vestibular rehabilitation exercise prescriptions.
- Participants will be able to outline in a treatment plan, at optimal dose and intensity, three vestibular-specific exercise paradigms.
|0-25 Minutes||Background, review of learner outcomes|
|25-45 Minutes||Vestibular plasticity evidence|
|45-75 Minutes||Key clinical exam findings|
|75-140 Minutes||Key exercise prescription|
|140-150 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
PT, DPT, NCS
Janene M. Holmberg, PT, DPT, NCS received her PT and DPT from the University of Utah. She has over 30 years of experience treating patients with vestibular disorders. She lectures nationally and internationally in the field of vestibular and balance rehabilitation with many leaders in the field. In 2014, Dr. Holmberg has received the "Clinical Excellence in Neurology" Award from the Academy of Neurology Physical Therapy (ANPT) of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). She is published in areas of BPPV, clinical updates on vestibular rehabilitation, and most recently in the area of chronic dizziness secondary to functional/psychiatric disorders, specifically the diagnosis of Persistent Postural-Perceptual Dizziness (PPPD). In 2021, she received the honor of being accepted into the prestigious International Barany Society for her contributions to advancing the clinical science of vestibular rehabilitation. She is currently working in a leadership position for Intermountain Rehabilitation Services where she fosters collaboration, best-evidence care, clinical research, and mentoring in addition to keeping a small clinical practice at the Hearing and Balance Center. She is a respected skilled clinician and has mentored many in her field of expertise to better manage the complexities of the dizzy and unsteady patient.
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